10 Natural Ways To Manage Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is an auto-immune disorder affecting 2-4% of the world population and Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans. Fibromyalgia has in the past been called arthritis of the muscles but it is much more. It is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and a number of other symptoms, Fibromyalgia pain mostly experience in neck, shoulders, hips, and low back. But there is chronic pain in the arms, thighs, chest, and rib cage.

10 Natural Ways To Manage Fibromyalgia

Go Gluten-Free
It is estimated that 1 in 7 people are gluten intolerant. Gluten is a protein found in most grains like wheat. Eat more brown rice and quinoa as it is gluten free foods. Gluten can lead to neurological problems, weight gain, inflammation, muscle pain and fatigue.

Ginger
You can consume a cup of ginger tea many times in a day to reduce inflammation resulting from fibromyalgia.Dried ginger powder (1/4th teaspoon) can also be consumed with a glass of warm water to obtain the best results.

Papaya
Prepared papaya tea by boiling papaya seeds in water and consumed 4-5 times in a day for few weeks can help in the treatment of fibromyalgia.You can consume raw papaya on a daily basis to relieve fibromyalgia.

Vitamin C and Broccoli
A 2000 study found that a combination of a food-derived vitamin C (100 mg) and broccoli (400 mg) supplement resulted in a 20.1% decrease in pain and a 17.8% decrease in fibromyalgia impact scores

Apple cider vinegar
Taking 2 tbs apple cider vinegar everyday can help relieve the pain of Fibromyalgia. Apple cider is rich in malic acid which helps in production of energy at a cellular level. The malic acid in apple cider vinegar helps in increasing oxygen flow to the muscles. It also contributes a lot in removing oxidative stress that is believed to cure fibromyalgia pain.

Vitamin D
Fibromyalgia suffered people always found to deficient in vitamin D and magnesium. Vitamin D, known as the sunshine vitamin, does have some effects on nerve and muscle function, and some studies have suggested that low levels of vitamin D may be associated with chronic pain of fibromyalgia.

Exercise regularly
At first, exercise may increase your pain. But doing it gradually and regularly often decreases symptoms. Appropriate exercises may include walking, swimming, biking and water aerobics.

Epsom Salt
Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. Soaking in an Epsom salt bath helps your body absorb magnesium. Fibromyalgia is often associated with magnesium deficiency. This soothing bath can also help reduce pain and induce relaxation.

Turmeric
Due to its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric can help treat fibromyalgia pain. It contains a compound called curcumin that helps relieve pain and stiffness.

Mix ½ to 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder in 1 cup of milk. Heat it to a boil, then allow it to cool. Drink it once or twice daily.

Arthcare Oil
Arthcare oil relieve joint pain, back aches, and muscular pain. This ointment strengthens bone tissue and penetrates into the body tissues faster. Since it is anti-inflammatory, it provides immediate relief and helps remove the stiffness from your joints, bones, and muscles.

Juice Recipe For Fibromyalgia

Ingredients:

1 sweet potato
4 carrots
1 stalk broccoli
1 sprig of peppermint (optional)

Direction:
Cut the carrots into 3 inch pieces.

Cut the sweet potato into wedges.

Juice the carrots, broccoli, peppermint, and potato.

Sources:

http://www.findhomeremedy.com/

http://www.top10homeremedies.com/

http://www.all-about-juicing.com/Fibromyalgia.html

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